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City Bank MD alleged for sexual assault

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:12 PM, 19 October 2019  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Mashrur Arefin, the MD of the City Bank Limited, has been accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague and the victim was dismissed from a job for seeking justice.

Monira Sultana Poppy, the bank’s Vice President, and Senior Manager alleged this during a press conference at Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh (CRAB) in Segunbagicha of the capital on Saturday.

Earlier on August 18, Monira Sultana filed a case with Gulshan Police Station on this issue. Monira told in the conference that after the case, the City Bank authorities harassed her in different ways. 

Monira said that Mashrur Arefin, The Managing Director of City Bank, posted a harassing status against her from his Facebook ID on August 25 at 8:44 pm. Even he said, he had boosted those vulgar statuses on social media, she claimed.

She said for this she filed a GD against Mashrur Arefin with Bhatara Police Station on September 13.

Monira said, “I have been dismissed without paying for my nine years of service benefits and unpaid salary. Even I am being contacted by influential places to influence justice against me. In that situation, my family and I are suffering from insecurity.”